Texas Troopers Descend on Eagle Pass

 

Police are lining up their vehicles near Eagle Pass, Texas, to help Border Patrol agents stop the crossing of migrants who arrived in the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras last week. Texas Governor Greg Abbott deployed additional Department of Public Safety troopers to the region to assist in securing the border section that has no physical barriers.

 

 

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National Emergencies in Effect

 

According to the Federal Register, 58 national emergencies have been declared since the National Emergency Act of 1976 was signed into law by President Gerald Ford.

Thirty have been renewed annually and are currently still in effect, as listed in the Federal Register.

The following is a list of United States Presidents and the number of national emergencies each declared that are currently on-going.

 

 

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Trump’s “Yellow New Deal” on Border-Funding

 

Moments ago Trump told reporters that he’s “not happy” about the deal reached on Monday night to keep the government open past Friday, and while he did not say whether or not he would support the bill, he said would hold a meeting later today to consider the compromise.

 

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Border Deal: Only $1.37 Billion for Wall

 

President Trump has not yet decided if he’ll support a bipartisan congressional border security deal which provides just $1.375 billion for 55 new miles of border fencing in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley area – far short of the $5.7 billion Trump has demanded for his signature campaign promise, reports Bloombergciting an administration official. 

 

 

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